A Glimpse into Insomnia

June 20, 2010
By mangione915 BRONZE, Chicago, Illinois
mangione915 BRONZE, Chicago, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
Life is just something to do when you can't get to sleep

Senses fade to Oblivion
In a second
We fill the Darkness
We are alone
A quiet sanctuary
Prismatic Prison cells
We are faced with ourselves
We do not know
Reality smeared
Imagination Shot
Eyes feel heartbeats
Self aware
Self confident
Self actualized
Self destruct
A joke
No passion
No fire
No light
No understanding
No knowledge
Shallow husks
All flash
No substance
No depth
Let’s go
One on one

The author's comments:
A nanosecond of emotion peering into the experiences of an insomniac. Random bits of thoughts and feelings of a fried mind. A little bit incoherent, but then again, that's what insomnia does to you. I'm hoping people catch the themes of darkness and angst. Inspired by the quote, "You and the darkness are separate from each other, because darkness is an absence of something." Hope you enjoyed it.

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on Apr. 1 2017 at 2:07 pm
HereSheIs BRONZE, Wellesley, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
"We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light." -Plato

It really does feel like snatches of 2:00 am thoughts, because of your awesome line breaks, patterns, interesting flow of ideas, and word choice. Good job!

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